Preschool Painting – Process Art

I see value in both process art and product art for kids – they both have their place. Process art is incredibly fun, and can be a great time filler, all while nurturing creativity and independence. However, it doesn’t produce those “Pinterest perfect” pictures that can make fabulous gifts. The focus of process art is Continue reading


Preschool Geography and a Montessori book giveaway!

Preschool Geography & Fall in Love with Giveaways (ENDED)

We recently began working on preschool geography with Evan. This will be ongoing for us, but it already seems to be sinking in a bit. My husband is from England, and we live in the US, so it really helps to get the map out and show Evan where his grandparents are. This past week Continue reading


Free Ladybug Printables for a Preschooler or Kindergartener @oflearningandne

Ladybug Printables for Preschool and Kindergarten

I made these Ladybug Printables to go along with our Ladybug Land experience. This was my first foray into the land of free printables (though I do sell party printables already) – or schooling related printables either. I do plan on offering more freebies over time. When I made the ladybug printables, I meant for Continue reading


We decided to use the Lowe's project as a starting point to learn about fire safety. Another freebie we used was a set of printables from Royal Baloo!

Fire Safety for Preschoolers with a Lowe’s Build and Grow Project

Today, Lowe’s Build and Grow offered a Fire Safety project! They frequently hold free workshops for kids to have a chance to build something, but I only found out about those this summer when they did a series of Avengers projects. I can’t believe we weren’t going sooner! It’s such a great opportunity for Evan Continue reading